David Wells' Pastel Portrait of Kat

Term 3: Pastel Classes

Event Phone: (07) 3286 5360

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  • Term 3: Pastel Portraits (Morning Class)
     August 17, 2023 - September 14, 2023
     9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Term 3: Pastel Portraits (Evening Class)
     August 17, 2023 - September 14, 2023
     7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Introduction to Pastel Portraits.
Learn the easy steps to making a truly beautiful Portrait in Pastels from internationally acclaimed figurative pastel artist, David Wells who will guide you through the process of creating a portrait with detail, dimension, softness, expression and likeness.

These classes focuses on rendering realistic portraits from two angles, in clearly explained, achievable steps.

Students will employ blending, layering and scumbling techniques to create individual artworks and explore personal expression, within a carefully structured class.
No drawing skills are required for this course, so it is suitable for absolute beginners, as well as for anyone who would like to begin to develop their skills in portraiture and/or pastels.
Morning or Evening Classes available.

WHEN: Thursday 17th August – Thursday 14th September 2023, 9.30am-11.30am OR 7pm-9pm
COST: $250 (+ Online Booking Fee) for 5x 2-hour weekly classes

Materials List:

3x Sheets of A3 Canson Mi-Teintes Touch Pastel Paper (suggested colours: Indigo, Dark Grey, Sepia, Tobacco)

Schmincke Soft Pastel – White #001-D
Schmincke Soft Pastel – Flesh Ochre #016-O
Schmincke Soft Pastel – Caput Mortuum Pale #023-M
Schmincke Soft Pastel – Pozzuoli Earth #021 – D
Schmincke Soft Pastel – Burnt Green Earth #033-B

Faber Castell Pitt Pastel Pencil – White #101 soft
Faber Castell Pitt Pastel Pencil – Brown Ochre #182
Faber Castell Pitt Pastel Pencil – Venetian Red #190
Faber Castell Pitt Pastel Pencil – Van Dyke Brown #176
Faber Castell Pitt Pastel Pencil – Paynes Grey #181

Faber Castell kneadable eraser
Staedtler Metal Sharpener Double Hole



Venue Phone: (07) 3286 5360

Venue Website:

3 Shore Street East, Cleveland, Queensland, 4163, Australia


Shore Studio is located at:
3 Shore Street East, Cleveland QLD